Edmonton police investigate the murder of Edmonton landlord Abdullah Shah Aka Carmen Pervez

The 2022 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint at 374 Heath Road on March 13th at approximately 9:55pm.

Police arrived to find 59-year-old Abdullah Shah (pictured), outside a residence with life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. According to reports, the home and a truck in the driveway were riddled with bullets.

How a stolen police badge raised concerns about Abdullah Shah and his  connections with Edmonton police | CBC News

EPS are searching for the driver of a light-coloured Toyota 4Runner who was heading westbound on Heath Road on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 9:54 p.m.

Who was Abdullah Shah Aka Carmen Pervez?

According to reports Shah had a criminal record dating back to 1983, that included pleading guilty to 54 counts of fraud in a $30-million mortgage fraud case in 2008. Shah was charged in connection to a drug bust that seized nearly $100,000 worth of methamphetamine and pills in March 2016, however, those charges were dropped in 2018.

Abdullah Shah was sentenced to house arrest in December 2020 for ordering an assault causing bodily harm on former employee Clark Moukhaiber, inside the Edmonton jail.

Abdullah Shah survived a shooting on August 13th, 2021, where he was shot in the jaw at one of his businesses on 111 Avenue.

According to reports he once owned around 100 rental properties in the city, but in 2020 his lawyer said he was getting out of the business. Shah previously described himself as a community-minded property owner who has tried to help others who are less fortunate.

The cause of death has been revealed as multiple gunshot wounds. Police are looking for dashcam or residential CCTV footage of the suspect vehicle driving in either direction on the Heath Road loop, including Riverbend Road between the two entrances to Heath Road, between 9 and 9:10 p.m. on March 13.

Anyone with video is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567